Tokyu 7000 series

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Tokyu 7000 series
Tōkyū 7000 series (II) EMU 7101f.jpg
7000 series set 7101 on the Tamagawa Line in June 2008
Manufacturer Tokyu Car Corporation
Built at Yokohama
Constructed 2007–
Entered service December 2007
Number built 21 vehicles (7 sets)
Number in service 21 vehicles (7 sets)
Formation 3 cars per trainset
Fleet numbers 7101 - 7107
Capacity 378 (137 seated)
Operator(s) Tokyu Corporation
Depot(s) Yukigaya
Line(s) served Tokyu Ikegami Line
Tokyu Tamagawa Line
Specifications
Car body construction Stainless steel
Car length 18,100 mm (59 ft 5 in) (end cars)
18,000 mm (59 ft 1 in) (intermediate car)
Width 2,800 mm (9 ft 2 in)
Height 4,050 mm (13 ft 3 in)
Doors 3 pairs per side
Maximum speed 85 km/h (55 mph)
Power output 190 kW x 8
Acceleration 3.3 km/h/s
Deceleration 3.5 km/h/s (service)
4.5 km/h/s (emergency)
Electric system(s) 1,500 V DC
Current collection method Overhead wire
Safety system(s) Tokyu ATS, ATC-P, TASC
Track gauge 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)

The Tokyu 7000 series (東急7000系?, Tōkyū 7000-kei) is an electric multiple unit (EMU) train type operated by Tokyu Corporation on the Ikegami and Tamagawa lines in Japan since December 2007.[1]

Design[edit]

Based on the 5000 series design, cars are 18 metres long and have three sets of doors per side.[1]

These trains use a Train Automatic Stopping Controller (TASC) system allowing them to stop automatically at all stations.

Formation[edit]

As of 1 April 2016, the fleet consists of seven three-car sets, 7101 to 7107, formed as follows.[2]

Car No. 1 2 3
Designation Mc M Tc
Numbering 7100 7200 7300

Car 2 is fitted with two single-arm pantographs.[2]

Interior[edit]

Seating is predominantly arranged longitudinally, with some transverse seating bays in the centre car.[3]

History[edit]

The first sets, 7101 and 7102, on delivery to Tokyu in November 2007

The first two three-car sets were delivered in November 2007.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 私鉄車両年鑑2013 [Japan Private Railways Annual 2013]. Tokyo, Japan: Ikaros Publications Ltd. 20 March 2013. p. 178. ISBN 978-4-86320-693-9. 
  2. ^ a b 私鉄車両編成表 2016 [Private Railway Rolling Stock Formations - 2016] (in Japanese). Japan: Kotsu Shimbunsha. 25 July 2016. p. 62. ISBN 978-4-330-70116-5. 
  3. ^ "Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō" magazine, January 2008 issue, P.71
  4. ^ "Tetsudō Daiya Jōhō" magazine, December 2007 issue

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